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688 Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX 75019
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Ranked #1 of 73 Restaurants in Coppell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Torrance, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is my first time traveling to Texas and from what people were telling me, I had to try the BBQ. We checked into the hotel and asked a couple of people, where they would recommend. They all said we had to try Hard Eight. So after checking in and getting rested up we headed down to the Hard Eight.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Good food prices are sometimes hard to figure out love the sausages try the hot they are the best people are friendly and very helpful will go back when in the area again and again

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Fort Worth, TX
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226 reviews 226 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The barbecue is always great at any of the locations I have been to. The selection is huge. If you go there for lunch (especially on friday) be sure to get there early. While waiting in line may be tolerable, waiting on a table is a pain especially when you barbecue is just cooling off as you search.

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great food--brisket, turkey and they had pork shoulder. You pay for it by the pound and you can have all you want!!!!

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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Don't get fooled by the Mac 'n Cheese, or the other sides... This is a MEAT place -> so get the meat. In my personal opinion, the Brisket was awesome. Possibly the best Brisket I've ever had, and I live in Tennessee where we eat a fair amount of BBQ. I had a little bit of everything and the Ribs... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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198 reviews 198 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This place is insane. You pick whatever and any amount of meat and then they weigh it out to charge you. Had the ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and bacon wrapped chicken. All amazeballs. Get some!

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Chandler, Arizona
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Worth the wait for this very popular BBQ place just outside Grapevine. While another popular BBQ place was closed on Sunday night, Hard 8 was alive n kick'n! Thank you for being open! When we were there, we waited about 25 mins and could watch all the BBQ being cooked on big grills and big fire pits. For 1 pound... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place was recommended by our hotel and sure did not disappoint! A good sign when there is a wait to get in-the guys in front of us had been there for lunch and returned for dinner which was also a good sign. The only problem was because the line was out the door-the open door was drawing the smoke... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Our friends took us here for a real taste of Texas and it was perfect! The beef brisket was Devine and the whole experience felt really genuine!

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Dearborn, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have nothing like this up north and oh my it was so amazing. The brisquet melts in your mouth. There is so much to choose from and nothing was bad. It's a one of a kind expeirence and I just loved the smell of the wood burning. I can't wait to come back and eat here again.

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Additional Information about Hard Eight BBQ

Address: 688 Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX 75019
Phone Number: 9724715462
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Coppell
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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